NAWOJ condemns Zarbamari massacre,calls for collaborative action against killings 

The Nigeria Association of Women Journalists (NAWOJ) has condemned in strong terms the barbaric killing of innocent rice farmers in Mafa Local Government Area of Borno State. NAWOJ in a statement issued in Abuja by its National President Ladi Bala noted that the senseless killing of innocent Nigerians in any part of the country is totally unacceptable and  MUST be checked and stopped decisively. NAWOJ particularly expressed concern that it was equally saddened by the increasing spate of insecurity and constant threat to lives of Nigerians across the country and…

MINNA MARKET INFERNO:Gov Sani Bello sympathises with victims, pledges govt support 

Niger State Governor,Abubakar Sani Bello has sympathized with marketers at the Minna Central over a fire out break especially those whose shops were involved in the inferno. In a statement signed by his Chief Press Secretary Mary Noel-Berje, the Governor who expressed deep concern over the situation said “it is indeed a sad and difficult moment to those whose shops gutted with fire. “My heart goes out to them all and i pray whatever that have been lost will be replenish by Almighty God”, he added. The Governor while asking…

ENDSARS: IGP orders investigations into alleged suit against States’Judicial Panel of Inquiry

The Inspector General of Police, IGP M.A Adamu has directed immediate investigations into a suit purportedly challenging the legality of the States’ Judicial Panel of Inquiry, investigating allegations by citizens against officers of the defunct Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS). The IGP, who gave the order on the heels of trending reports in the media, today 3rd December, 2020, expressed the disapproval of the Force Management Team on the matter and ordered investigations into the alleged role of the Force Legal Section including its Head. Meanwhile, the Force Legal Officer has…

NiDCOM, VON, set to partner on showcasing achievements of Nigerian diaspora

The Voice of Nigeria (VON) has expressed its willingness to collaborate with Nigerians in Diaspora Commission (NiDCOM) on sensitising the public of the Commission’s activities and its noble achievements. This was made known during a courtesy visit to the Office of the Chairman/CEO, NiDCOM, by the delegates from VON in Abuja, on Tuesday.Leading the team of VON on behalf of the DG VON, Mr Osita Okechukwu, Mrs Edith Nelson Udo-Udo, Director, Strategic Planning and Corporate Development, stated that VON is an external broadcast platform which served as a voice for…

Kwara to absorb disengaged N-Power Beneficiaries for KWARA CARES •  as Training commence Thursday 

No fewer than 150 youths are set to participate in the training facilitated by Kwara State Social Investment Programmes (KWASSIP) as potential agents to help with the data- capturing for the micro, small and medium enterprises (MSMEs) Kwara State, a statement revealed on Wednesday. KWASSIP is partnering with the Bank of Industry (BOI) in the facilitation of the training for KWARA CARES (Covid-19 Action Recovery and Economic Stimulus), a relief programme funded by the World Bank working with the Nigerian governments to provide relief for the poor and vulnerable and…

LAUTECH OWNERSHIP : Gov Makinde has fulfilled election campaign promise – Oyo Speaker

The Speaker, Oyo State House of Assembly, Hon Adebo Ogundoyin said the ceding of Ladoke Akintola University of Technology, LAUTECH, Ogbomoso to Oyo State by the National Universities Commission, NUC was a fulfiment of the campaign promise made by Governor Seyi Makinde in 2019. The Speaker stated this while addressing Indigenes of Oyo State working in LAUTECH under the aegis of Oyo State Forum who paid a thank you visit to the House of Assembly, Secretariat, Ibadan. The staff who could not hide their joy , sang and danced to…

[Friday Sermon] Alas! Animals In Human Clothes Are Slaughtering Human Beings In Nigeria!! By Imam Murtadha Gusau

In the name of Allah, the Most Merciful, the Grantor of Mercy All perfect praise be to Allah, The Lord of the Worlds. I testify that there is none worthy of worship except Allah, and that Muhammad (Peace be upon him), is His Servant and Messenger. Dear brothers and sisters, unfortunately over 43 poor farmers have been slaughtered by Boko Haram animals and terrorists in north-east Nigeria on Saturday, 28/11/2020. The animals tied up poor agricultural labourers working in rice fields and slit their throats near Maiduguri, the capital of…

JUST IN : Abdulrashid Maina extradited to Nigeria,arrives Abuja

The Nigeria Police Force has extradited Abdulrashid Abdullahi Maina, former chairman of the Pension Reform Task Team (PRTT), today, 3rd December, 2020, to Nigeria from Niamey, Niger Republic, where he was arrested having been declared wanted by a court of competent jurisdiction over a pending criminal trial against him. Recall that Abdulrashid Maina was arrested on 30th November, 2020 through the collaborative efforts of the operatives of the Nigeria Police Force, INTERPOL NCB, Abuja and their Nigerien counterpart. The team from INTERPOL Nigeria, led by the Commissioner of Police INTERPOL,…

Nasarawa Govt to convert Lafia City Hall to multipurpose indoor sports arena Nasarawa State Governor,  Engr Abdullahi Sule, has made known the decision of his administration to convert the gigantic Lafia City Hall, into a multipurpose indoor sports arena. Engineer Sule made this known while being presented with medals won by sports men and women during the year, as well as coaches from Nasarawa United that were invited to the national team, at the Government House, on Wednesday. The Governor said with the present sitting arrangement in the Lafia City…

Gov Sule inaugurates state CARES steering committee to access $20m facility

Nasarawa State Governor, Engineer Abdullahi Sule, has inaugurated the State CARES Steering Committee (N-SCSC), to facilitate the implementation of the Nigeria COVID-19 Action Recovery Economic Stimulus (NG-CARES) in the state. Engineer Sule inaugurated the 9-man committee at a ceremony held at the Government House, on Wednesday. According to the Governor, CARES, a World Bank assisted programme, will be driven and implemented in the state by the Nasarawa State a Community and Social Development Agency, as well as the Fadama III,  by helping to increase existing social transfers, for the benefit…